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University of Nevada, Reno
MottoOmnia Pro Patria (Latin)
Motto in EnglishAll For Our Country
EstablishedOctober 12, 1874; 146 years ago (1874-10-12)
TypePublic
Flagship
Land-Grant
Space-grant
Parent institutionNevada System of Higher Education
Endowment$377.4 million (2019)[1]
PresidentMarc Johnson
ProvostKevin Carman
Academic staff1,528
Students21,657[2]
Undergraduates17,930
Postgraduates3,025
LocationReno, Nevada, United States
39°32′45″N 119°49′00″W / 39.54583°N 119.81667°W / 39.54583; -119.81667Coordinates: 39°32′45″N 119°49′00″W / 39.54583°N 119.81667°W / 39.54583; -119.81667
CampusUrban
Former namesState University of Nevada (1874–1881)
Nevada State University (1881–1906)
University of Nevada (1906–1969)
ColorsBlue and Silver[3]
           
NicknameSagebrushers (1896–1923)
Wolf Pack (1923–present)
Websitewww.unr.edu
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The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada, the University of Nevada, or UNR) is a public research university in Reno, Nevada. It was founded on October 12, 1874 in Elko, Nevada. It is a land grant institution in the state of Nevada.

It is home to the state's first medical school.[4]

According to the National Science Foundation, UNR spent $144 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 139th in the nation.[5]

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